Extended Studies

The Extended Studies department includes a wide variety of subjects for students to study alongside their A-Level subjects, to ensure academic breadth and the development of new skills. In Year 12, students take the highly-regarded EPQ and, in Year 13, students have a range of options to choose from. The subjects are regularly updated, but typically include:

  • Introductory Japanese
  • Community Sports Leadership Award
  • The Art Award
  • Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)
  • Theatre Studies
  • Basic Expedition Leadership Award
  • Community Sports Leadership Award
  • Spanish and French for Business


Due to the wide ranging subjects offered, the department includes numerous members of staff, all of whom are very experienced in their subject area. There is also the option for a bespoke MOOCs programme, for students looking to add experience for a specifc degree course, career path or outside interest.